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APF 2020

INTERNATIONAL FOREST MACHINERY EXHIBITION LTD APF 2020 – Editors Notes: APF 2020 is a biannual event. This will be the 23rd Exhibition. The first Exhibition was held at Longleat Estate in 1976. It is returning to Ragley Estate after being staged there in 2004, 2006, 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018. APF 2020 is the leading […]Read More

NEW AND IMPROVED TRUNCATOR TRAILER TIPPER

The new improved 2nd production run of the Truncator Trailer Tipper allows accurate length logs of your choice to be cut at site. A spokesperson for Truncator commented: “Simply load the log cup beam with branch wood or trunks as you work or from a heap. When full just cut between cups and 60 seconds […]Read More

YAMAHA INTRODUCES NEW TRACKING DEVICE TO KEEP ATVS AND FARMERS

Yamaha ATVs are now available with tracking devices supplied by partner and vehicle security specialist Datatool. The Datatool Stealth S5 device will be supplied free of charge with new ATV models to offer farmers safety, security and peace of mind. The technology is connected to satellites so the devices can be tracked throughout the UK, mainland […]Read More

GATE SAFE LAUNCHES DISTANCE LEARNING TRAINING MODULE

GATE SAFE LAUNCHES DISTANCE LEARNING TRAINING MODULE March 2020: In response to the current COVID-19 outbreak, Gate Safe, the pioneering charity which campaigns for improved standards of safety for automated gates, is launching a distance learning version of its Gate Safe Aware course. The training module will be launched week commencing 30th March and provides […]Read More

GREEN SHOOTS FOLLOWING £2.3 MILLION HSBC UK BACKING

A major UK landscaping and gardening wholesale supplier is significantly scaling-up its business after scooping £2.3 million in funding from HSBC UK. Green-tech has significantly expanded its storage capacity for stock after completing the final stage of its site development, adding two 10,000 sq. ft. storage units to its warehouse facility in Arkendale, North Yorkshire. […]Read More

TAKING CARE OF MOTHER EARTH WITH DJ TURFCARE

The lawncare sector is poised for a buoyant spring according to D J Turfcare. D J Turfcare Owner David Jenkins commented: “Months of rainfall have left the nation’s green expanses lacklustre in appearance and riddled with unsightly moss. When it comes to lawn renovation, however, the tide is turning against synthetic treatments. In a sector […]Read More

GET AHEAD OF THE GAME BEFORE GRANDFATHER RIGHTS END

From 1 January 2020 all skilled cards issued under the industry accreditation scheme (grandfather rights) will have an expiry date of 31 December 2024 and after this date cards will not be renewable unless the card holder has the appropriate qualification. This will apply to all blue, gold and black FISS CSCS cards that have […]Read More

COVERS SOUTHAMPTON OPENS NEW DEPOT

Covers Timber & Builders Merchants has opened the doors to its new Southampton depot on Empress Road. The new 2.6-acre site consists of 30,000 square feet of warehouse space and benefits from an increased timber and heavyside offering, improved lightside section and a huge warehouse for undercover loading as well as plenty of free customer […]Read More

30 UP FOR GRIPPLE IN SHEFFIELD

Gripple, the wire joiner invented in Sheffield, is celebrating its 30th birthday after producing 800 million units and becoming a worldwide success story in the construction and agriculture industries. With an employee-owned group of companies across the globe, Gripple welcomes the opportunity to commemorate this momentous milestone, to thank staff for their hard work and customers […]Read More

DOOR AND HARDWARE FEDERATION (DHF) TO LAUNCH NEW SAFETY SEMINAR

Door and Hardware Federation (DHF) has announced that it will be launching a new safety seminar this year at the 2020 FIT Show at the NEC in May. The free seminar is specifically aimed at those with responsibility for automated gates and industrial doors and will take the form of a two-hour session. In addition, the […]Read More